SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
CORPSE FLOWER: FACTS ABOUT THE SMELLY PLANT
One of the world's largest and rarest flowering structures, the corpse flower is a pungent plant that blooms rarely and only for a short time.
CONSTRUCTION HAS BEGUN ON A TELESCOPE THAT'S 5 TIMES BIGGER THAN THE WORLD'S LARGEST
The European Space Organization (ESO) has started construction on the Extremely Large Telescope, which will be the world's largest optical telescope. The new equipment will give astronomers a new tool to search for alien planets and any life they host.
DREAMS AND BRAIN DISEASE: REM SLEEP CELLS LINKED TO DISORDERS
A new finding about an rare disorder that makes people act out their dreams could point the way toward slowing the progression of neurodegenerative diseases.
MIT JUST UNVEILED A TECHNIQUE TO MASS PRODUCE QUANTUM COMPUTERS
Researchers have found a way to make the creation of qubits simpler and more precise. The team hopes that this new technique could, one day, allow for the mass production of quantum computers.
THE NEXT GENERATION OF IPHONES MAY BE COMING WITH AN AI CHIP
An anonymous tip off, apparently from someone close to Apple, has reported that the company is working on an AI chip for their smaller devices.
. The "Apple Neural Engine" would perform tasks that currently require a human while saving battery life, the source said.
CRISPR GENE EDITING MAY CAUSE HUNDREDS OF UNINTENDED MUTATIONS IN DNA
A new study from Columbia University Medical Center offers a word of warning for those scientists using CRISPR-Cas9. They found that the gene editing technology could lead to unintended mutations, which could remain undetected if they are only checked by algorithms.
TOMORROW, NASA WILL MAKE A MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT A NEW MISSION TO "TOUCH THE SUN"
NASA will make an announcement on Wednesday, May 31, about Solar Probe Plus.
. The mission, set to launch next summer, will give us new information about our star and the potential damage solar weather could cause.
SCIENTISTS JUST FOUND A NEW WEAPON THAT CAN COMBAT CANCER: COFFEE
British researchers have found that the amount of coffee you drink correlates to your chances of developing liver cancer. The research claims the same applies for Decaf, but don't drink it all day just yet..
OUR GALAXY'S SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE MAY REVEAL THE UNIVERSE'S HIDDEN FIFTH FORCE
Physicists have developed a method that could potentially spot a previously hidden force in the universe. If proven to exists, this fifth force could change how we model physics itself.
WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL 2017: WATCH IT LIVE
The World Science Festival, which takes place from Tuesday, May 30 through Sunday, June 4, in New York City, celebrates all things science and exploration.